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Magicka 2

Overview

Magicka 2 is a program developed by Pieces Interactive. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 2.22 MB (2,330,293 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of Magicka 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.magicka2.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Magicka 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/238370
Estimated size: 2.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Magicka 2

  • Magicka2.exe
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steam_api.dll - Steam Client API
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • streaming_client.exe
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • video.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • dsetup32.dll - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • icui18n.dll
  • icuuc.dll
  • libav_h264-56.dll
  • libavcodec-56.dll
  • libavformat-56.dll
  • libavresample-2.dll
  • libavutil-54.dll
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libfbxsdk.dll (by Autodesk) - FBX SDK
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libswscale-3.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • Magicka 2 Map.exe
  • nvtt.dll (by NVIDIA) - NVIDIA Texture Tools Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3_x86.dll (by NVIDIA) - PhysX (PhysX3 32bit Dynamic Link Library)
  • PhysX3CHECKED_x86.dll
  • PhysX3Common_x86.dll - PhysX3Common 32bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3CommonCHECKED_x86.dll
  • PhysX3CommonDEBUG_x86.dll
  • PhysX3CookingCHECKED_x86.dll - PhysX3Cooking 32bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysX3CookingDEBUG_x86.dll
  • PhysX3DEBUG_x86.dll
  • Steam2.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • v8.dll
  • vcredist_x64.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x64) - 11.0.61030
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x86) - 11.0.61030
  • winh264.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4ABDC55A-D9CB-46F2-A463-2577B8245BD9}' (runs on registration).
  • DXSETUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83EE4058-A0A8-44B6-A116-14CD927D91B6}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2670030505-518119727-3750952168-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

How do I remove Magicka 2?

Quickly and completely remove Magicka 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Magicka 2 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Magicka 2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Magicka 2.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 63%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 63.46%
Windows 7 36.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 27.88%
Windows 10 Pro 14.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 9.62%
Windows 8.1 9.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.98%
  United Kingdom 7.38%
  Germany 5.74%
  Sweden 5.74%
  Australia 4.92%
  Canada 4.10%
  Norway 4.10%
  Brazil 3.28%
  DK 3.28%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  France 2.46%
  Austria 1.64%
  Spain 1.64%
  Hungary 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 29.73%
Acer 21.62%
Hewlett-Packard 13.51%
Dell 10.81%
GIGABYTE 10.81%
Lenovo 8.11%
Intel 5.41%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.39%
MSI MS-7821 5.80%
MSI MS-7917 2.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 1.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.45%
MSI MS-7882 1.45%

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